Topic: Turkey and the EU

Erdogan talks to the crowds after dawn prayers at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul on 2 November 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Turkish Presidency/Y. Bulbul

Turkish general election

Erdogan′s second chance

A blood-stained flag at the Ankara bomb site (photo: Getty Images/G. Tan)

The Ankara bombing

Presaging the end of the Turkish Republic?

Abdullah Gul, Turkey's former president (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Kisbenede)

Turkey's general election

Abdullah Gul′s choice

Cigdem Aslan (photo: Handan Erek)

Portrait: the singer Cigdem Aslan

Songs of the outcasts

An opponent of the AKP government holds up two posters of Prime Minister Erdogan with the slogan "Big thief" (photo: Reuters)

Eleven years of Erdogan

Hard times for the "champion" of political Islam

Teacher and pupils in a Turkish class (photo: Andrea Groß)

The Turkish language in Germany


Turkish is booming at schools and universities

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

The Erdogan administration

Turkey's paradigm shift

Lale Akgün (photo: DW)

Interview with Lale Akgün

"Erdogan's Days Are Numbered'

Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi (portrait) shout slogans during a rally in support of the former Islamist leader outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque on July 9, 2013 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Essay by Dani Rodrik

The Problem is Authoritarianism, Not Islam

Memorial for the unknown soldier in Ankara, Turkish flags in the background (photo: Tarik Tinazay/dpa)

Turkey's Foreign Policy

Return to Pragmatism

Turkey's Europe Minister Egemen Bagis (l.) and EU Commissioner for Enlargement, Stefan Füle (photo: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Accession Negotiations with Turkey

A Lack of Perspective

Gamze Kubasik sits on a beige couch and looks at the camera (photo: Andrea Grunau)

Turkish Victims of the NSU Murders in Germany

A Victim's Daughter Testifies

Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The Gülen Movement


Erdoğan Is Not Turkey's Only Problem

Turkey's prime minister Erdogan at a rally of his ruling conservative AK party in Ankara (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Cengiz Aktar

''Turkey's Problem is Erdogan, Not the AKP''

Supporters of Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan watch a rally organised by the ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, 15 June 2013 (Photo: Reuters)

Protests in Turkey

Civil Society Versus Father State

People run away from tear gas near Taksim square in Istanbul, 16 June 2013 (photo: BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Gezi Protests in Turkey

A Libertarian and Unifying Movement